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DBMS > Fauna vs. Milvus vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. Milvus vs. Yaacomo

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
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DescriptionFauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.A DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score1.52
Rank#153  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score2.31
Rank#113  Overall
#3  Vector DBMS
Websitefauna.commilvus.ioyaacomo.com
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.commilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Q2WEB GmbH
Initial release201420192009
Current release2.3.4, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScalaC++, Go
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Android
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoVector, Numeric and Stringyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlRole based access control and fine grained access rightsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Fauna infopreviously named FaunaDBMilvusYaacomo
Specific characteristicsMilvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
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Competitive advantagesHighly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
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Typical application scenariosRAG: retrieval augmented generation Video media : video understanding, video deduplication....
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Key customersMilvus is trusted by thousands of enterprises, including PayPal, eBay, IKEA, LINE,...
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Market metricsAs of January 2024, 25k+ GitHub stars 10M+ downloads and installations​ ​ 3k+ enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMilvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Fully-managed...
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